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English translation: differential circuit-breaker

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French term or phrase:disjoncteur prise
English translation:differential circuit-breaker
Entered by: Mohamed Mehenoun
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06:06 Jul 14, 2008
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Tech/Engineering - Electronics / Elect Eng / Power supply unit
French term or phrase: disjoncteur prise
These are specifications concerning various switch gear & protective devieces constituing an AC to DC coverter unit.

Thi following is one of the deviece-

"Disjoncteur Prise, type Ph +Neutre 16A avec protection différentielle 30mA"

What does the 'prise' associated with the 'disjoncteur'stand for? Is it "Circuit Breaker tap/receptacle"

Many thanks in advance
S.Paramesh Kumar
India
Local time: 09:14
Differential circuit-breaker (for socket).
Explanation:
il parle de disjoncteur différentiel...Ce type est généralement utilisé pour la protection des prises...

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Note added at 7 hrs (2008-07-14 13:53:37 GMT)
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"Disjoncteur Prise, type Ph +Neutre 16A avec protection différentielle 30mA"

(sorry for the link that as an error)

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Note added at 7 hrs (2008-07-14 13:54:06 GMT)
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***that was
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Mohamed Mehenoun
Algeria
Local time: 04:44
Grading comment
Many thanks Mehenoun. Going with "outlet circuit breaker" (was in the hidden link).The context further down makes it clear that the CB has differential feature (as Terry rightly pointed out). Thanks again Terry!
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4 +1Differential circuit-breaker (for socket).
Mohamed Mehenoun


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Disjoncteur Prise
Differential circuit-breaker (for socket).


Explanation:
il parle de disjoncteur différentiel...Ce type est généralement utilisé pour la protection des prises...

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Note added at 7 hrs (2008-07-14 13:53:37 GMT)
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"Disjoncteur Prise, type Ph +Neutre 16A avec protection différentielle 30mA"

(sorry for the link that as an error)

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Note added at 7 hrs (2008-07-14 13:54:06 GMT)
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***that was

Mohamed Mehenoun
Algeria
Local time: 04:44
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench, Native in ArabicArabic
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
Many thanks Mehenoun. Going with "outlet circuit breaker" (was in the hidden link).The context further down makes it clear that the CB has differential feature (as Terry rightly pointed out). Thanks again Terry!
Notes to answerer
Asker: Hi Mehenoum, thank you for your swift reply. But is not a diffrential circuit breaker known as "disjoncteur différentiel". As per the link given by you it says "outlet circuit breaker" Appreciate your help.


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Terry Richards: the term itself doesn't say differential but the context text makes it clear that it is.
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Changes made by editors
Jul 15, 2008 - Changes made by Mohamed Mehenoun:
Edited KOG entry<a href="/profile/104574">S.Paramesh Kumar's</a> old entry - "disjoncteur prise" » "outlet circuit-breaker "
Jul 14, 2008 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
Term askedDisjoncteur Prise » disjoncteur prise


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